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ver·i·fy

 (vĕr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. ver·i·fied, ver·i·fy·ing, ver·i·fies
1. To demonstrate the truth or accuracy of, as by the presentation of evidence: experiments that verified the hypothesis. See Synonyms at confirm.
2. Law
a. To attest to the truth of (something) formally or under oath.
b. To make a formal verification in support of (a pleading).

[Middle English verifien, from Old French verifier, from Medieval Latin vērificāre : Latin vērus, true; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

ver′i·fi′a·ble adj.
ver′i·fi′a·bly adv.
ver′i·fi′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verified - proved to be true; "a verified claim"
proved, proven - established beyond doubt; "a proven liar"; "a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness"
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The theory seems irrefutable just because the act of transference of the people's will cannot be verified, for it never occurred.
Also I have verified the bill from the shop in Gorokhovaia Street.
The number was verified, and Stepan Arkadyevitch's envy pleased Levin.
whereby it was generally conceived, that after the princes had reigned, which had the principal letters of that word hempe (which were Henry, Edward, Mary, Philip, and Elizabeth), England should come to utter confusion; which, thanks be to God, is verified only in the change of the name; for that the King's style, is now no more of England but of Britain.
Imagination has been verified by fact; the King Solomon's Mines I dreamed of have been discovered, and are putting out their gold once more, and, according to the latest reports, their diamonds also; the Kukuanas or, rather, the Matabele, have been tamed by the white man's bullets, but still there seem to be many who find pleasure in these simple pages.
Let, therefore, your illustrious house take up this charge with that courage and hope with which all just enterprises are undertaken, so that under its standard our native country may be ennobled, and under its auspices may be verified that saying of Petrarch:
That night the housekeeper burned to ashes all the books that were in the yard and in the whole house; and some must have been consumed that deserved preservation in everlasting archives, but their fate and the laziness of the examiner did not permit it, and so in them was verified the proverb that the innocent suffer for the guilty.
From time to time he had descended to the trail and verified his judgment by the evidence of his scent that the Belgian had followed this game trail toward the east.
'In order to provide liquidity support to the business and to promote economic activities in the country, the government has decided to issue verified sales tax refund of Rs22 billion for all years,' the FBR stated.
Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), the cloud communications platform, has announced Verified By Twilio to give consumers the confidence to answer the phone again, the company said.
Verify, currently the smaller of the group's two business but where the most potential is predicted, delivered 550mln verified impressions in the first half, more than double the target for the half and following just 54mln that began to filter through in the second half of last year.
The review aggregator says Thursday that users who purchase tickets on Fandango will get a verified badge next to their review, beginning with films out this weekend like "Booksmart" and "Aladdin." The verified audience scores will also be displayed on Fandango, which owns Rotten Tomatoes.

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